Will XML eat the web?
david at megginson.com
Fri Jan 29 01:51:50 GMT 1999
Pavel Velikhov writes:
> I agree, generating 20Mb XML files is bad. However it will
> happen. If you make a lot of data available in XML by wrapping a
> relational database for instance users/applications will be able to
> request large XML files.
In general, this is probably the wrong place for XML -- it fits much
more nicely in the object layer than in the raw data layer of a
Of course, XML can be very useful in the raw data layer for database
import/export and persistence, but that generally will be done
directly on the server rather than through a web client.
All the best,
David Megginson david at megginson.com
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